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  • Computational Methods for Fluid Flowby Roger Peyret; Thomas D. Taylor

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 74.36

    In developing this book, we decided to emphasize applications and to provide methods for solving problems. As a result, we limited the mathematical devel­ opments and we tried as far as possible to get insight into the behavior of numerical methods by considering simple mathematical models. The text contains three sections. The first is intended to... more...

  • Finite Element Methods in Linear Ideal Magnetohydrodynamicsby Ralf Gruber; Michel Rappaz

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 81.80

    For more than ten years we have been working with the ideal linear MHD equations used to study the stability of thermonuc1ear plasmas. Even though the equations are simple and the problem is mathematically well formulated, the numerical problems were much harder to solve than anticipated. Already in the one-dimensional cylindrical case, what we called... more...

  • Dynamical Systems and Applicationsby R.P. Agarwal

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1995; US$ 108.00 US$ 98.28

    World Scientific series in Applicable Analysis (WSSIAA) aims at reporting new developments of high mathematical standard and current interest. Each volume in the series shall be devoted to the mathematical analysis that has been applied or potentially applicable to the solutions of scientific, engineering, and social problems. For the past twenty five... more...

  • Propagation and Reflection of Shock Wavesby F.V. Shugaev; L.S. Shtemenko

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 90.00 US$ 81.90

    This volume deals with the propagation of three-dimensional shock waves and their reflection from curved walls. It is divided into two parts. The first part presents a ray method. This is based on the expansion of fluid properties in power series at an arbitrary point on the shock front. Continuous fractions are used. Results for shock propagation... more...

  • Phase in Opticsby Vlasta Peoinova; Antonin Luk; Jan Perina

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 82.00 US$ 74.62

    This book is devoted to the classical and quantum phases in wave and particle optics from the viewpoint of both theory and applications. Wave and beam light optics are reviewed in considerable detail, featuring optical imaging and holography in linear optics and phase conjugation methods in nonlinear optics. Photon optics is embodied here as quantum... more...

  • Theoretical Physics at the End of the Twentieth Centuryby Yvan Saint-Aubin; Luc Vinet

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 276.09

    The Centre de recherches matMmatiques (CRM) was created in 1968 by the Universite de Montreal to promote research in the mathematical sciences. It is now a national institute that hosts several groups and holds special theme years, summer schools, workshops, and a postdoctoral program. The focus of its scientific activities ranges from pure to applied... more...

  • Mechanics of Continua and Wave Dynamicsby L. Brekhovskikh; V. Goncharov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 74.36

    This text is based on lectures given by the authors to students of the Physico­ Technical Institute in Moscow in the course of many years. Teaching mechan­ ics of continuous media to students in physics has some specific features. Un­ fortunately, the students rarely have enough time for this branch of science. Over a comparatively short period of... more...

  • Technische Mechanik Methodische Einführungby Heinz Neuber

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 17.85

    Der vorliegende zweite Tell behandelt die Statik der deformierbaren Korper und damit zugleich die Grundlagen der Festigkeitslehre. Der Inhalt entspricht im wesentlichen der Mechanikvorlesung fiir die Stu­ dierenden des zweiten Semesters an den Technischen Universitaten. Wie beim ersten Teil war das didaktische Ziel eine systematische und klar verstandliche... more...

  • Selected Topics in Nonlinear Wave Mechanicsby C.I. Christov; Arde Guran

    Birkhäuser Boston 2012; US$ 105.08

    This book gives an overview ofthe current state of nonlinear wave mechanics with emphasis on strong discontinuities (shock waves) and localized self­ preserving shapes (solitons) in both elastic and fluid media. The exposition is intentionallyat a detailed mathematical and physical level, our expectation being that the reader will enjoy coming to grips... more...

  • Toward a New Millennium in Galaxy Morphologyby David L. Block; Ivânio Puerari; Alan Stockton; DeWet Ferreira

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 296.43

    South Africa - a land of paradigm shifts. A land where we are willing to leave behind the old, to bravely accept the new. What do we need to exit the dark ages in the morphology of galaxies? How prevalent is the cherishing of old concepts? Traditional morphology has been `mask-oriented', focusing on masks of dust and gas which may constitute only... more...